For the Second Week in a Row, Ed Markey Campaign Sees Caucus Victories Across the State
Momentum From Second Debate Continues
Sunday, February 23, 2020
NEWTON — This weekend and earlier this week, and for the second caucus weekend in a row, the Ed Markey for U.S. Senate campaign reported big wins at caucus locations in all corners of the state, from Reading to Brockton, from Amesbury to Natick, and Boston to Lenox.
Voters again turned out big for Ed Markey, reflecting his record of delivering for cities and towns across the Commonwealth. Markey yesterday stopped by the Brockton, Natick, and Boston Wards 6, 7, 10, and 22 caucuses, and spoke about his leadership on fighting for a Green New Deal, meeting his goal to try to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease by 2025, and continuing to work on major gun safety legislation.
SOME FINAL RETURNS AVAILABLE AS OF NOON SUNDAY:
AMESBURY — MARKEY WINS
BELCHERTOWN — MARKEY WINS
BERLIN — MARKEY WINS
BEVERLY — MARKEY WINS
BOSTON WARDS 6, 7, 10, 15, 22 — MARKEY WINS
BROCKTON — MARKEY WINS
CANTON — MARKEY WINS
CHICOPEE — MARKEY WINS
DALTON — MARKEY WINS
HOLYOKE WARDS 4, 6 — MARKEY WINS
LANESBOROUGH — MARKEY WINS
LENOX — MARKEY WINS
NAHANT — MARKEY WINS
NATICK — MARKEY WINS
READING — MARKEY WINS
SHUTESBURY — MARKEY WINS
TEMPLETON — MARKEY WINS
WESTON — MARKEY WINS
WINDSOR — MARKEY WINS
Additionally, the Markey team reported a strong performance in Springfield Ward 4.
“Coming off Ed Markey’s strong debate performance and a successful second weekend of caucuses, we are seeing the energy and excitement behind our grassroots movement. People across the state know that Senator Markey is leading and delivering on the most important issues and they are rallying around our progressive agenda. Our campaign’s momentum is only growing, and we are continuing to see the strength of our people-powered movement in every corner of the state,” said John Walsh, the campaign’s manager and former chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party.
This second successful weekend of caucuses follows the debate on Tuesday night, where Ed Markey laid out his agenda for his next term.
“When voters hear about Ed Markey’s goals for a next term, we know they then support his work on the Green New Deal, passing gun safety measures, finding a cure for Alzheimer’s by 2025, and continuing to deliver needed funding and projects to cities and towns across the state,” said Walsh.
Last week, Team Markey secured caucus wins in the following cities and towns: Boston, Malden, Lynnfield, Bridgewater, Rockland, Fitchburg, Sunderland, Provincetown, Bourne, Chatham, Belmont, Conway, Lowell, Barre, Westminster, and Yarmouth.
Senator Markey has also secured the endorsements of several major progressive groups, including the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, NARAL Pro-Choice, the NRDC Action Fund, UNITE HERE Local 26 Hotel Workers, and Peace Action.
Liz Vlock, Press Secretary